Students expressed frustrations with Student Union’s allocation of funding ahead of fall elections this week, though Wednesday’s resolution of a miscommunication alleviated some concerns regarding Treasury’s Nov. 9 decision to reallocate fall WILD funding for the spring.
“I want to make it very clear that, as an institution, we find the actions of this student to be reprehensible,” Martin wrote.
Washington University held its first in-person convocation ceremony in two years for the incoming freshman class of 2025.
The announcement ushers in the start of a school year that will look more like pre-pandemic college, with predominantly in-person classes and no plans for surveillance testing.
Washington University plans to adopt some of the recommendations the Public Safety Committee made in February, including training for mental health professionals to handle mental health crises instead of Washington University Police Department officers and the establishment of a 24-hour team of on-call mental health professionals.
As 14 US colleges and universities have already implemented vaccine requirements for the fall 2021 semester, Washington University has yet to make a final decision
After the CDC and FDA called for a pause in distribution of Johnson & Johnson vaccines, WU canceled today’s vaccine clinic. The Pfizer vaccine will be offered later in the week to those whose appointments were canceled.
The students were not hurt, but two occupants of one vehicle were transported to the hospital with unknown injuries.
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